What’s OHCO Up To?

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While we keep the community updated on a regular basis, we would like to take a step back for those that are new to OHCO: What do we do? Ensuring health equity is a major focus for OHCO. The partnerships … Read More

The National Picture

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Oral disease continues to be ubiquitous in many populations across the U.S.; in fact, globally.  The most recent estimate is 3.5 billion (with a “b”) people worldwide are affected by the burden of untreated dental caries, severe periodontitis, and edentulism.  … Read More

Why Oral Health Matters

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The “good old days” weren’t so good when it came to people’s oral health. I remember visiting my grandma when I was a young girl and every night she would take out her dentures and drop them in the cleaning … Read More

Oral Health Colorado Joins Forces with the Colorado/Montana/Wyoming State Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons

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DENVER – June 7, 2016 – Oral Health Colorado (OHCO) has joined forces with the Colorado/Montana/Wyoming State Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons (NAACP), to add a resolution supporting an Oral Health Improvement Program … Read More

Fluoride is not the Culprit in Flint

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No one who has watched events unfold in Flint, Mich. can feel anything but deep frustration that a city’s water supply became tainted and undrinkable—largely because of decisions that seem to have placed cost-cutting ahead of human health. Unfortunately, a … Read More